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Punjab

Covent Garden 80 Neal Street, London WC2H 9PA, England
+44 20 7836 9787
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“naan” (130 reviews)
“butter chicken” (97 reviews)
“curry” (130 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Covent Garden 80 Neal Street, London WC2H 9PA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Okay. I haven’t been to India but this my favorite Indian restaurant that I’ve ever been to. Everything is fresh and vibrant and the service is friendly and competent. My wife and I stumbled upon it years while staying in Seven Dials and we make...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JeffersonR_11
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi JeffersonR_11 Thank you so much for coming to visit the Punjab again, I was delighted to read that you really enjoy dining with us. Please do come and pay us a visit again the next time you are in Covent Garden Best regards Amrit...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a classic Punjabi restaurant with the usual dishes. Good selection and prompt service. Popular with the locals. Fast in and out if you are going to the theatre. Recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Debannes
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Debannes, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review on Trip Advisor. We pride ourselves on being a family run and owned business cooking traditional North Indian food. Please do come and visit us again soon Best regards Amrit...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night and it was good but not amazing. I had chicken tikka the “special one” which basically means they flamed it and it was tender and juicy. The curry was good but stayed with you a bit after the meal...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KLDESQ
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi KLDESQ Thank you very much for your review of the Punjab. It was good to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I'm sorry if you felt that you pakoras were a little greasy this is obviously never our intention. Please do come...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking at the menu this is a classic Indian restaurant menu with all the usual dishes you'd expect to find. Arrived on a Friday with no prior booking and we were asked to wait outside for only around 15 minutes. We didn't mind this -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AXR459
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi AXR459, Thank you very much for your review of the Punjab and of course your patience whilst waiting for a table. We do try and get all completed groups seated within 20 minutes. As you so rightly point out our interior of the Punjab...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to eat here in between part one and two of Harry Potter. The restaurant wasn't full so we sat down straight away. We ordered the Butter Chicken and Chicken Tikka Marsala. The staff were quick and friendly and the food was good and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank davidhcarter
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi davidhcarter, Thank you very much for this great review after your recent visit. Please do come and see us again the next time you are in the area. Best regards Amrit Maan MD of the Punjab

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived for an early 6 pm dinner at this nice original north Indian restaurant Waiter was very helpful at planning the meal Advise was great service was fast and food was delicious Will definitely come again

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 100talis
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 100talis, What a great 5-star review thank you very much for taking the time to write it. I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon Best regards Amrit Maan MD of the Punjab

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting the British Museum late on Friday and got our concierge at the Corinthia to make a reservation for 9:00pm as the museum was open until 8:30. We got to Punjab around 8:30 and there was a crowd of around 20 people waiting...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jimm841
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jimm841, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your recent visit to the Punjab. We are indeed very close to the British Museum and a lot of our guests have either visited or on their way to visit the museum....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though the restaurant was full, we just had to wait 15 minutes before we could find a table. The food is very good, even though not very spicy.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rikyturr
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi rikyturr, Thank you very much for your recent review of the restaurant - I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us. We are always happy to adjust the spice level of any of our dishes at the time of ordering....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my mum for the new year celebration. The staff didn’t give right information about the portions ended up ordering a lot of food. On top of this the food was awful, cold, stale and not to any comparison to the standards of Indian...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Abc1-2349A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (my wife, our daughter & me) ate here after the show we went to (Motown Story), as it's very close to the Shaftesbury Theatre .. I had seen it on TripAdvisor & Groupon too (no we did not buy from Groupon at the time...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John M
Amrit m, Owner at Punjab, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John M, Thank you so much for your comprehensive review. It was great to hear that your family really enjoyed your time with us and that you intend to come and visit us in the future. I very much look forward to welcoming you...More

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John P
September 1, 2018|
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Response from pinderg2015 | Reviewed this property |
I think the restaurant needs to comment on this and apologize.
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zeddy12016
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Bhupinder R | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant does not serve halal meat
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from tartnjohn | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure the only meat used here will be halal. No decent Indian Restaurant would dare. Serve anything else. We rarely reserve seats and have always got in without problems even in the busiest of times. Not even sure if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$19 - $39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Covent Garden 80 Neal Street, London WC2H 9PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighborhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 9787
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